Like many poets, John Keats has had a very troubling and traumatic life and it shows in his writings of poetry. Death and many other awful troubles causing him to have a life that anyone would feel horrible in. John Keat’s poetry has many dark recurring themes. One speculation is that his poetry was an escape from his melancholy filled life. There are many aspects to Keats’s life that could have been motivation to write his poetry. One would say that he connected works of poetry with the events of
This paper will prove that Sigmund Freud theory of John Keats’s poem “Ode on Melancholy” is flawed. Demonstrated through quotations and additional sources by scholarly articles, Freud’s idea of Freudian criticism will be highlighted as the key point. To understand Freudian criticism one must understand psychoanalytic criticism. Psychoanalysis of literature is the psychoanalysis of the author or a character in each work. Psychoanalytic criticism implements the methods of "reading" employed by Freud
we see the two poems “that time of year” by shakespeare and “To Autumn” by Keats has inseparable role of youth and death as a analogy for life flow of season,.although both poem depict death and dying as tribble tragedy. poem To autumn presents death as season while That time of year present death as . First , we see In theses poems, the act of creation is pictured as a kind of self-harvesting; the pen harvests the fields of the brain, and books are filled with the resulting "grain" . In "To Autumn"